7 Best Things to Do in Edinburgh

Scotland, Edinburgh Guide (B): 7 Best Things to Do in Edinburgh

I’d never thought about visiting Edinburgh until I had to do a project for my World Destinations class while studying Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management. I became fascinated with this city and wondered if I would be able to turn this project on paper into reality one day.

Scotland’s capital is Britain’s second most popular tourist destination and considered one of the most beautiful European capitals. Edinburgh actually comprises two cities, the Old Town and the New Town, which were declared a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1995.

In October of 2016, two years after I did my project, I had the opportunity to go to Scotland for the first time and visited Edinburgh and Loch Ness.

I went not just to the places I covered in my project, but also discovered many other excellent places and things to do, so I decided to put together a list of what I think are the 7 best things to do in Edinburgh.

The Old Town of Edinburgh is a labyrinth of narrow alleys and rows of houses, and home to some of the most popular tourist attractions in the city, such as the Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 7 Best Things to Do in Edinburgh
Guide Location: Scotland » Edinburgh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Edinburgh Castle   Royal Mile   Laid Stair’s Close   Writer’s Museum   George Heriot’s school   Scott Monument   Saint Giles Cathedral   Donaldson’s School   The Palace of Holyroodhouse   Holyrood Abbey   Arthur’s seat   Scottish National Gallery   Scottish National Portrait Gallery   21212   Ting Thai Caravan   Calton Hill   City Observatory   Regent Gardens   Dugald Stewart Monument  
Author: Pericles Rosa Da Nova
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